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Cognitive Behavioural Therapist - Band 6 

Permanent, Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job ref - 351-FYL207-MF-C

Fylde & Wyre - Remote options available

Salary - £32,306 - £39,027 per annum

Closing date - 31/07/2022 23:59

As an integrated Mental Health, Learning Disability and Community Trust, Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust provides a range of services including:

  • Primary and secondary mental health care for children and adults including specialist inpatient child and adolescent mental health provision, perinatal mental health, forensic services including low and medium secure care.
  • Specialist community support for children and adults with learning disabilities and autism, including intensive support.
  • Community physical health and well-being services for children and adults.

Job overview

This is an exciting opportunity for dynamic and self-motivated individuals to work for Mindsmatter Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) Service

The Mindsmatter service has dedicated teams of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs), Cognitive Behavioural Therapists and Counsellors who offer a range of support to help people make positive changes to reduce stress and anxiety and improve their wellbeing.

An opportunity exists for several suitably qualified Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, who are passionate about providing meaningful and effective therapeutic experiences to address common mental health problems, to join the Mindsmatter teams in Fylde and Wyre. Fylde and Wyre is a beautiful part of the UK and has lots to offer in terms of activities, stunning scenery and community.

Applicants who have not completed their training as a CBT therapist will not be considered.

Main duties of the job

Mindsmatter CBT Therapists offer accessible screening, assessment and treatment for mild to moderate mental health problems, giving service users a greater degree of choice and flexibility by providing an extensive menu of therapies including psycho-education courses, 1:1 therapy, and group and computerised CBT programs.

You will have a proven track record of delivering high quality service outcomes against robust performance measures and have excellent interpersonal qualities; time management skills; an ability to work autonomously; and an enthusiasm for working in an ever-developing IAPT environment.

Mindsmatter is an innovative and forward thinking service. We provide rapid accessible mental health screening, assessment and treatment whilst enabling people accessing the service to have a collaborative role in the choice of intervention they receive.

The services are underpinned by a philosophy of mental health promotion, health recovery, choice, empowerment and personal responsibility.

In return, we offer continued professional development, high quality clinical supervision, supportive line management and training opportunities both internal and external.

The post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

 

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